Stradley Ronon Partner Gretchen Santamour has been elected chair of the Education Law Center board of directors. ELC is a not-for-profit law center that advocates for the rights of public school students. ELC’s mission is to ensure access to quality public education for all of Pennsylvania’s children, including children in poverty, children of color, children with disabilities, English language learners, children in the foster care system, LGBTQ youth, and other children who have historically been underserved by the public education system.
Santamour, a partner in Stradley Ronon’s Philadelphia office, has been a member of the ELC board since 2013. She concentrates her practice in the areas of loan documentation, finance, bankruptcy, loan workouts and restructuring. She regularly represents financial institutions, real estate investors, landlords and other creditors. Santamour served as a member of the executive committee of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project and the Friends of the Free Library, and is a member of the American Bar Association Corporation’s Banking and Business Law Section, The Forum of Executive Women and the Turnaround Management Association.
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